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Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 05-05-2013, 11:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,430
Posted By warbuff
Making something idiot proof is far better then...

Making something idiot proof is far better then making your clients feel like an idiot...
Forum: General Talk 04-07-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,470
Posted By warbuff
Just having little fun and possibly playing...

Just having little fun and possibly playing devils advocate...
What if your client dies in court of a heart attack after the crap storm you've unleashed on him (LOL) and his estate tanks 10 years to...
Forum: General Business Discussions 04-07-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,289
Posted By warbuff
You have to figure out what works for you, I tell...

You have to figure out what works for you, I tell people what worked for me and if they can learn from my mistakes or ideas and do better for themselves mission accomplished, if they don't but post...
Forum: General Talk 04-05-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,470
Posted By warbuff
I think is a great suggestion and I would like to...

I think is a great suggestion and I would like to add just one simple thing to this, have a plan your comfortable with. How am I going to run my business, ad new customers, bill etc. Boyscout motto...
Forum: General Business Discussions 04-05-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,289
Posted By warbuff
in my 3rd year was making more money but I knew...

in my 3rd year was making more money but I knew winter was going to kick my *** again so I looked at ways to keep my expenses down. Decided it was easier to do it this way when money was coming in...
Forum: General Business Discussions 04-03-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,289
Posted By warbuff
Winter Expenses ugh...

I've been putting a bit of thought into this and decided it was time to share a few of my practices...

Ever run out of money in the off season and ended up paying with credit cards or taking a loan...
Forum: General Talk 04-03-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,470
Posted By warbuff
I personally prefer to only offer a contract like...

I personally prefer to only offer a contract like this to a commercial client but, if I were to offer this to a residential client it would have to be under contract and be a client I've had a long...
Forum: General Talk 04-02-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,470
Posted By warbuff
Might want to add in seasonal cleanups, pruning,...

Might want to add in seasonal cleanups, pruning, edging, additional services they might require.

so for example:

Spring cleanup $150
fall Cleanup $200
Prunning $100
32 weeks mowing $1280
Total...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 04-01-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,929
Posted By warbuff
So here's the situation. The client has about 40...

So here's the situation. The client has about 40 railroad tie walls that are failing due to age. Most of which are not serving to retain their intended area's anymore. The main reason for this is...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 03-29-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,929
Posted By warbuff
They have 6 other commercial properties within 10...

They have 6 other commercial properties within 10 miles of my location. They liked my bid for the erosion control I proposed. I have a meeting with the principle owner on Tuesday to discuss...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 03-28-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,871
Posted By warbuff
Did you follow up with the 16 potential clients...

Did you follow up with the 16 potential clients that didn't go with you? I'd start with them and see if you can Identify if there is a common reason you didn't get them. If its something you can...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 03-28-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 14,210
Posted By warbuff
I'd think you've done all you can do at this...

I'd think you've done all you can do at this point. Unless you drive by in a few weeks or even a month and see whoever he hired has done a horrible job; then you might have an in to see if he is...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 03-27-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 14,210
Posted By warbuff
My first year, I figured it out pretty quickly. ...

My first year, I figured it out pretty quickly. I had very few opportunities and when I saw other people were getting the work on jobs I thought I should have landed I started being more proactive. ...
Forum: Graphic Design Discussions 03-25-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,927
Posted By warbuff
Yeah I like the way he did it, and used the...

Yeah I like the way he did it, and used the colors to connect it all
Forum: Graphic Design Discussions 03-25-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,927
Posted By warbuff
If you see my logo below I have to say this one...

If you see my logo below I have to say this one is my favorite for obvious reasons...
Forum: Graphic Design Discussions 03-25-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,927
Posted By warbuff
Not bad, Although I think Green should stay green...

Not bad, Although I think Green should stay green blue should stay blue..

Should also make a single tone version of it for tea-shirts..
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 03-25-2013, 06:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,999
Posted By warbuff
I'm a big guy I don't even think I would fit in...

I'm a big guy I don't even think I would fit in that thing lol
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 03-24-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 14,210
Posted By warbuff
Every other week is like offering 50% off

Every other week is like offering 50% off
Forum: General Talk 03-24-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,717
Posted By warbuff
I think its spring in Texas...

I think its spring in Texas...
Forum: Graphic Design Discussions 03-24-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,927
Posted By warbuff
LOL BlueGreen sounds better to me, on a side...

LOL BlueGreen sounds better to me, on a side note I think it would be nice as a stand alone... Like branding for example Nike, Pepsie, and eventually Bluegreen or Greenblue
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 03-24-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,999
Posted By warbuff
does it come with a dump body?

does it come with a dump body?
Forum: Graphic Design Discussions 03-24-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,927
Posted By warbuff
I like the grass graphic but I'm a bit confused...

I like the grass graphic but I'm a bit confused by the name, how will BlueGreen fit into your marketing plans?
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 03-24-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,846
Posted By warbuff
Main reason is I billed monthly back then, and he...

Main reason is I billed monthly back then, and he kept promising to leave a check on the door or mail it.

We were in court within 6 months, judge ordered us to go to arbitration and we couldn't...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 03-24-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 14,210
Posted By warbuff
Try waiting a week and follow up again, worst he...

Try waiting a week and follow up again, worst he can say is no as you left it, he might not bother calling you back. Maybe say something like; I was thinking about what you said, and in an effort...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 03-24-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 14,210
Posted By warbuff
Yes he did, he also said 1600 a month was too...

Yes he did, he also said 1600 a month was too much but by offering to mow 3 times a month your able to give him a price reduction, while at the same time allowing you to have a price your comfortable...
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